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Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
See your doctor: see your doctor

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maricer Escalon
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Don't worry: Herpes usually looks like blisters (open wounds), and it is painful. You cannot contract genital herpes in your vagina from oral sex. Without seeing ... Read More
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Recommendation : It's difficult to give you proper answer not seeing the bump. You need to see a doctor if it will bother you for visual evaluation.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need testing: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatmen ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bartholin: the description you give most likely a Bartholin. Make and appointment too see your physician. In the mean time sitting and soaking may help
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Female Anatomy: Nope. Not in any way. A bartholin's cyst is a blockage and/or infection of the Bartholin's glands in the labia. Herpes is a viral infection. They are ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Neither is particularly dangerous, assuming you are referring to topical herpetic infection of the skin or mucous membranes. Comparing degrees of sev ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
No: A Bartholin's cyst is a nodule and herpes would be grouped blisters.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely: This is the backup of fluid in a Bartholin gland. This can be facilitated by STD's like Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and other bacterial infections, but it i ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: A cyst on your arm is not the first symptom of herpes.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Ingrown hair: A bump in a hair-bearing area can be an "ingrown-hair" or cyst. They usually show a tender bump that could be red in color.

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